Department of Health Administration and Policy
George Mason University


Check our graduate and undergraduate programs in health informatics

Health Informatics & Electronic Health Records
Open Online Courses

The following list is a partial list of open online courses at George Mason University.  This list of courses focuses on the area of health informatics and electronic health records.  These courses cover topics such as management of health information systems, organization of health care databases, integration of health databases, data mining, and electronic health records.  For details of each course, the syllabus of the course and the lectures within the course, click on related course material and examine "About the course" page.

HSCI 586: Process Improvement


HSCI 709 Healthcare Databases


HAP 601:  Online Market for Health Services


HSCI 720:  Health Data Integration


HSCI 740:  Management of Health Information Systems


HSCI 730:  Decision Analysis for Healthcare


In open courses, the syllabus and the content of all lectures are available on the web without password protection.  This content is provided free of charge, meaning that students can study by themselves using all available materials. Students who wish to receive College credit or formally register for these courses, should apply and be admitted to a Certificate or Degree program and select these courses as part of their work. For more details about our programs see website of the Department of Health Administration and Policy at George Mason University. Details about application process to our programs are available on the admissions office website.
Faculty at other institutions are encouraged to use portion of these courses (with a link back to the course) in preparing course material for their students.
If registered, each course counts towards 3 graduate level credits. The current online open courses can be grouped into three categories:

  1. Online courses focused on patient safety and quality improvement

  2. Online courses focused on statistics & data analysis

  3. See the entire list of open online courses. 

For more information see website of Department of Health Administration and Policy.